What Is A Fitted Wedding Dress?

Fitted wedding dresses are crafted to beautifully contour the body, accentuating your natural curves with a stunning silhouette.

These gowns come in a variety of styles, each offering its unique charm.

The mermaid gown is known for its dramatic flair, hugging the body closely until the knee or slightly below before flaring out. For those who adore the mermaid look but seek more mobility, the trumpet gown offers a subtler flare from the mid-thigh. If a sleek and elegant line is more your style, the sheath or column dress provides a straight-lined silhouette that elegantly follows your body’s shape.

The fabric of choice matters as it can significantly influence its overall look and feel. Stretchy materials like crepe and lace offer both comfort and flexibility, ideal for hugging your figure gracefully.

For those seeking more structure, fabrics like satin or taffeta provide added support, enhancing the gown’s silhouette.

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Here are some reasons why you should consider trying on a fitted wedding dress.

Celebrate Your Curves

Fitted gowns are ideal for brides wanting to celebrate their curves. Particularly flattering for hourglass figures, fitted wedding dresses make a powerful style statement, embracing your body’s natural shape in the most elegant way.

Design Details That Dazzle

Fitted wedding dresses range from minimalist and simple to lavishly embellished. Lace overlays, intricate beading, and delicate embroidery are just a few of the details that can add glamour and sophistication to your gown, making it a true reflection of your personal style.

Comfort Meets Style

While offering a stunning appearance, fitted dresses can sometimes limit movement. It’s essential to consider your comfort on your big day, ensuring you can move, sit, and dance with ease. Remember, you’ll be wearing this dress for hours, so comfort is as crucial as style.

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Versatility in Style

Fitted wedding gowns are not confined to formal settings; they can beautifully adapt to various wedding themes and venues. Whether you’re planning a grand ballroom event or a more intimate outdoor ceremony, there’s a fitted gown to suit every setting and style.

About Emerald Bridal

We hope you found this guide helpful.

Emerald Bridal specialises in off-the-rack (ready-to-wear) wedding dresses that offer a careful balance between style, affordability, and quality. Our focus is on helping brides find their dream dress so that they look and feel comfortable and beautiful on their big day.

Come visit our Sydney showroom for a personalised fitting.